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From: Maccabi Haifa | Tuesday, 24/11/2020,

Maccabi lost 3:2 to Kfar Saba

The fifth fixture of the Israeli Premier League encountered between Hapoel Kfar Saba and Maccabi. Ofri Arad scored first with a header, Rukavytsya missed a penalty kick. A goal by Kizito and an own goal by Ofri Arad gave the lead to Kfar Saba, before Kizito’s successful penalty kick. Rukavytsya narrowed the score at stoppage time
Maccabi’s line-up: Omri Glazer, Raz Meir, Bogdan Planic, Ofri Arad, Taleb Tawatha, Neta Lavi (C), Jose Rodriguez, Mohammed Abu Fani, Dolev Haziza, Tjaronn Chery, Nikita Rukavytsya.
 
Kick off 
 
1’ The ball is crossed into the box, Neta Lavi heads the ball backwards, but he just misses the frame. 
 
5’ Rukavytsya steals the ball at the center of the pitch, advances into the box and shoots, but the ball goes next to the post and out of play. 
 
8’ Chery receives the ball from Tawatha and shoots from 20 meters, but Kfar Saba’s goalkeeper collects it. 
 
17’ Haziza passes by a local defender brilliantly just next to the corner flag and crosses the ball into the box; Lavi heads it straight to the keeper's hands. 
 
20’ Haziza crosses the ball into the box; Chery controls the ball in the air and passes it to Rukavytsya, but the striker’s shot goes wide. 
 
22’ A passing combination between Chery and Rukavytsya gets in the end to Abu Fani who shoots powerfully from 20 meters, but the Keeper deflects the ball for a corner kick. 
 
23’ GOAL. Dolev Haziza crosses the ball from the corner kick, Raz Meir passes the ball backwards, Ofri Arad heads the ball from close range and scores! 0:1 for Maccabi. 
 
37’ Neta Lavi passes by two defenders breaks into the penalty area and is tackled from behind. Maccabi is awarded with a penalty kick. 
 
38’ Rukavytsya takes the penalty kick, Zalmanovich blocks it, Abu Fani is first to the rebound, but once again the local goalkeeper denies it. 
 
Second half 
 
46’ Substitution for Maccabi: Sun Menachem in, Taleb Tawatha out.
 
51’ GOAL. Kizito breaks through the middle and scores. The linesman lifted his flag for an offside, but the goal was confirmed by the VAR. 1:1
 
53’ GOAL. The ball is crossed into Maccabi’s box, Ofri Arad slides to try and clear it but eventually scores to his own net. 2:1 for Kfar Saba. 
 
55’ Haziza crosses the ball into the box, Rukavytsya heads it straight to the keeper’s hands. 
 
64’ Substitution for Maccabi: Ihab Abu El Sheikh in, Jose Rodriguez out.
 
66’ Planic commits a foul inside the box. Penalty kick for Kfar Saba. 
 
70’ GOAL. Kizito scores the penalty. 3:1 for Kfar Saba. 
 
90’+6’ GOAL. Nikita Rukavytsya gets control on long ball aimed towards him, breaks into the box and scores from close range. 3:2 for Kfar Saba. 
 
90’+8’ Final whistle.